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  • February

    Norfolk District navigation support team preps, updates inlet for dredging

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers navigation team arrived at Croatan Point here early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging.
  • November

    Norfolk District and young scientists intersect during geotagging event

    Students and teachers from Norfolk Christian Lower School geoprocessed data with employees from Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to recognize GIS Day.
  • Work to resume on Virginia Beach oceanfront project

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and city of Virginia Beach officials said Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC, the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project’s contractor, intends to mobilize equipment at 68th Street and install submerged pipeline between 60th and 61st streets here this week.
  • October

    Small business is big business for Norfolk District

    In the last two years, Cherie Kunze met with over 200 firms, conducted numerous outreach events and used each of her 30 years of contracting experience. In 2019, it paid off. The Norfolk District Office of Small Business Programs deputy took the commander’s program to record highs by far exceeding the district’s small business goals.
  • September

    Virginia Beach project temporarily halted

    Reinforcing nearly 75% of the oceanfront in roughly two months, the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project has come to a halt.
  • August

    City, district holding reef habitat site public meeting Aug. 21

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Virginia Beach are holding an informational meeting about Phase 1 of the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project, the reef-habitat site. It's slated for Aug. 21.
  • June

    Virginia Beach oceanfront storm-damage reduction program slated to kick off

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by the city of Virginia Beach and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is slated to begin Thursday. Beginning at 15th Street, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is working toward the placement of sand after mobilization efforts Wednesday.
  • Norfolk District awards $20.3 million contract for Sandbridge Beach storm protection

    Although not even officially summer, the city of Virginia Beach and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are already preparing for winter. The district has awarded the Sandbridge Hurricane Protection and Beach Renourishment project contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company.
  • Hero of the Week: District attorney relishes diverse days, ‘concrete’ results

    This week’s Norfolk District Hero of the Week wasn’t searching for a predictable and repetitive career, which might explain his success here. Kyle Guess, Norfolk District assistant district council, said no two days have been the same since joining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers nearly 10 years ago – and for that, he’s grateful.
  • Norfolk District to start spraying for mosquitoes at Craney Island

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct the season's first aerial-mosquito treatment Friday over federal property at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area.
  • Norfolk District awards $40 million aviation maintenance training facility contract

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a $40 million contract awarded yesterday to Virginia-based S.B. Ballard Construction Company to build an aviation maintenance training facility on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
  • May

    Norfolk District’s ‘Hero’ delivers real estate, strengthens community relations

    For Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “Move the Dirt,” skilled employees must first “Get the Dirt.” That’s the role of a realty specialist. Given her quick success in that process, Stacey Nolan is the district’s “Hero of the Week.” A member of Real Estate’s Acquisition, Management and Disposal Section, she credits the office’s rapid research practices for mission success.
  • April

    Norfolk District contract award delivers boost to Lynnhaven Inlet navigation

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Project. The project serves commercial and recreational users in the city of Virginia Beach, the nonfederal sponsor, providing value to the both the economy and leisure opportunities.
  • March

    Norfolk District commander discusses Corps’ collaborative posture at symposium

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District Commander Col. Patrick Kinsman reviewed the district’s position regarding federal policy and environmental issues at the Environment Virginia Symposium held Tuesday at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
  • Norfolk District pours out the word on Virginia Flood Awareness Week

    This week is Virginia Flood Awareness Week, addressing the nation’s most common and costly natural disaster. The observance foreshadows the Atlantic hurricane season, which starts June 1, and is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Dam Safety and Floodplain Management – the commonwealth’s national flood insurance coordinator.
  • Project management soft skills coached at Norfolk District

    More than 20 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District project managers engaged in a soft skills workshop here Tuesday. Soft skills are character traits and interpersonal skills that characterize a person's relationships with other people.
  • Thimble Shoal Channel slated for dredging after Norfolk District award

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District awarded a maintenance dredging contract to Manson Construction Co. for the Chesapeake Bay Thimble Shoal Channel in Virginia, Friday.
  • February

    Builders of Bulwark: Norfolk H&H engineer illustrates the heart, path of a problem-solver

    There are creative kids who want to produce art; there are athletic kids who seek sports; and maybe, there are the engineering kids who want to problem-solve. And if that’s the case, people like Leah Weaver would be their inspiration.